The most popular global sporting event, the World Cup, kicked off this week in Brazil. But the Barbershop guys are fired up about games closer to home: the NBA finals.
In remembrance of the life of actress and activist Ruby Dee, Tell Me More presents an encore broadcast of Michel Martin's 2007 interview with the legendary actress and activist.
President George H.W. Bush turned 90 this week. A new CNN documentary 41 On 41 speaks to 41 of his closest family and colleagues. Michel Martin learns more from Executive Producer Mary Kate Cary.
On this week's show, we break down the non-smash-hit (but really good movie) Edge Of Tomorrow, then take a reader suggestion to talk about noble flops we have known and sometimes loved.
The delightful series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is getting a third season, thank goodness.
Also: Alix Ohlin writes about the Swedish author Tove Jansson; Charles Wright speaks with NPR's Melissa Block.
It's been 40 years since Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein released All The President's Men, their account of connecting a bungled burglary to the president of the United States.
The now-legendary reporters revisit the famous D.C. complex as they remember writing All The President's Men, their detective story-style account of uncovering Richard Nixon's scandalous conspiracy.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 — one of the most anticipated family movies of the summer — opens Friday. Elizabeth Blair says the animation is more detailed, the stakes higher and the lessons amplified.
Born Ruby Ann Wallace, she grew up writing poetry in Harlem and went on to become a playwright, activist, journalist and one of the most prominent actresses of her time. She died Wednesday at 91.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Wright, who will serve as the next poet laureate, tells NPR's Melissa Block that his inspirations — landscape, language and God — have stayed constant for 50 years.
In the drama Hellion, former Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul plays a man who tries to hold things together for his sons after the death of their mother.
Iranian writer-director Mohammad Rasoulof, currently barred from filmmaking, follows two thugs in the political thriller Manuscripts Don't Burn.
In the historical drama Burning Bush, oppression becomes the engine driving revolt — including a student's shocking decision to set himself on fire.
There's a presumption in the business world that everyone's straight, says John Browne, who hid his homosexuality for years. In his new book, he says it's time for a change in corporate culture.
Hillary Clinton's new memoir, Hard Choices, outlines her four years as secretary of state under President Obama. She talks about her vote for the Iraq War, women's rights and political "gamers."
Much great literature is informed by British gloom, from the Hound of the Baskervilles stalking the moor to Macbeth plotting in his dark castle. We wondered how a brighter Blighty would change that.
Call it revenge of the nerds. Popularity at age 13 fades by age 22, a study finds. And kids who try to act cool in their early teens are more likely to have alcohol and relationship problems later.
The actress who starred with Sidney Poitier in the 1961 classic Raisin in the Sun and won a best supporting actress award for the 2007 film American Gangster, died Wednesday.
The final round is a postscript to our show. In this game, we took that idea literally: all the answers are two-word names or phrases with the initials "P.S." Which gal "got married" in a 1986 film?